Forbes magazine has released its 2018 list of Africa’s Richest billionaires. Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote retained his position as the richest man in Africa for eight years straight. He, however, lost almost $2bn compared to his last year’s worth. According to the list, Aliko’s networth currently stands at $10.3 billion. Telecommunication’s […]
One of Davido bodyguard spotted with plaster on his head after he got injured while trying to save the artist from mob during Porthacourt show that got destroyed by tout fans which made Davido angrily left the performance stage.
A plan by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pump more dollars into the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market may shore up the value of the Naira against the dollar. The Naira appreciated marginally on all trading sessions at the interbank market, opening last week at N305.80/$1 and settling at […]
The naira, on Monday, appreciated to N403 per dollar in the parallel market following indication that the CBN will sell $20,000 to each BDCs this week, up from the $10,000 usually sold to each BDC. Though the naira closed N397 per dollar Friday previous week in the parallel market, it […]
The naira on Tuesday gained further grounds against the US dollar as it closed at N457 at the black market, after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sold a total of $195 million in forwards. BusinessDay prices checks show that naira traded at N457 per dollar at the Lagos international airport and […]
The price of bitcoin could hit $3,000 by the end of the year after recently, and hitting a fresh record high, an analyst told CNBC on Tuesday. A rise on this scale would represent a near 150% increase from bitcoin’s current price of $1,204 at the time of publication, […]
Remittances from Egyptians abroad increased by 20 percent year-on-year in the three months following the country’s November currency float, totalling about $5 billion, a central bank statement said on Monday. Remittances for the month of January were up 23 percent year-on-year, reaching $1.6 billion, the statement said. The central bank […]
Nigeria’s interbank forex market traded $540,000 in early deals at 375 naira per dollar, near a record low exchange rate hit last November, Thomson Reuters data showed on Monday. The local currency traded at a record low of 375.50 to the dollar last November on the official interbank market […]